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Fixing the Most Common Grammar Errors


How do you help students master language skills that will stick with them into adulthood? How do you fix common grammar errors for good?  Keep practicing the fundamentals!

Helpful Resources

  • This We Are Teachers blog lists 10 top grammar mistakes that students make and clever lessons to fix them.
  • Evan-Moor’s Language Fundamentals series, grades 1–6, provides more than 200 practice pages with rules, examples, and exercises that help students learn grammar, mechanics, usage, punctuation skills, and vocabulary. The skill-specific lessons help teachers target and teach must-know language skills.

These sample activities from Evan-Moor’s Language Fundamentals focus on common grammar mistakes such as the use of apostrophes and frequently confused words.

Click for your free grammar printables for Grades 1, 2 and 3:
 LF2-Punctuation-ApostrophesInContractions LF3-Punctuation-ApostrophesInContractions

Click for your free grammar printables for Grades 4, 5 and 6:
 LF5-Usage-FrequentlyConfusedWords LF6-Punctuation-UseOfApostrophes


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Theresa Wooler has more than 10 years’ experience in K–6 classrooms as a parent volunteer and homeschool educator, has taught high school English, and is currently involved in education through Evan-Moor’s marketing communications team.



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